Professor in eHealth
Tim Shaw is the University of Sydney’s inaugural Professor of eHealth and Director of the Research in Implementation Science and eHealth group (RISe) in the Faculty of Health Sciences. Tim is an internationally recognised leader in the impact of technology on healthcare and translation of evidence into practice and policy. Tim is interested in the intersection of implementation science and quality improvement and how ICT and health data is impacting on practice, professional development and system improvement. Along with his significant research portfolio, Tim is leading the development of the Data Innovation Lab in Cancer in the Westmead Hospital Precinct, Sydney, Australia, which is focussed on the downstream use of EMR data for performance improvement. He has an active international program working with Partners Healthcare and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and teaches on the Harvard Macy program on Innovation in Healthcare and Education in Boston. He has also acted as an advisor and consultant to the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Partners Harvard Medical International and the Joint Commission in the United States. Tim is committed to ensuring the eHealth capabilities of our healthcare workforce by embedding eHealth in curriculum and fostering research in eHealth.